13 April 2022
Researchers from the Oxford Parkinson’s Disease Centre (OPDC) recently hosted Caroline Rassell, Parkinson’s UK Chief Executive; David Dexter, Associate Research Director; Trustee Board members, Gary Shaughnessy (Chair) and Sally Bromley; together with members of the Parkinson’s UK Oxford Branch committee, for a visit to showcase the research being carried out in Oxford.
8 April 2022
The Oxford Book Launch 'Body Brain Behavior - The Need For Conversations' brought together three world leading scientist authors, Professor Zoltán Molnár and Yale Professors Tamas Horvath and Joy Hirsch, with Oxford's neuroscience community on Thursday 7 April 2022.
11 February 2022
The United Nation's International Day of Women and Girls in Science is a reminder that women and girls play a critical role in science and technology communities and that their participation and access should be strengthened. To celebrate the day, the Experimental Psychology Department interviewed a cross section of its faculty and students to learn more about their unique experiences and insights as women in and around science.
2 November 2021
This year's annual meeting focused again on research related to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on suicide and self-harm. There was another session on online safety in the context of suicidal behaviour and the Online Safety Bill. Organised by the Centre for Suicide Research, University of Oxford, these virtual workshops for both senior and early career researchers from the UK and Ireland provide an important opportunity to share knowledge and discuss the latest research. This year there were also contributions from Australia and Denmark.
9 September 2021
This 3 day course, led by Professor Andrea Cipriani, will feature an engaging programme of lectures, hands-on tutorials, group discussions and supervised statistical sessions on systematic reviews and meta-analyses of randomised controlled trials (RCTs).
29 October 2019
At the five-year celebration event, scientists and health study volunteers from across the DPUK partnership came together to launch one of the world’s most in-depth study's into preclinical Alzheimer’s disease - one of the most important outcomes from DPUK's work to transform dementia research infrastructure in the UK.
28 August 2019
This new course ran for the first time in January 2019, with an engaging and thought-provoking programme of talks, tours of facilities and group discussions. Feedback from participants was uniformly excellent. Applications for the January 2020 course opened on 15th August 2019.
29 May 2019
Using machine learning (AI) techniques to analyse complex cohort data, a group of researchers uncovered hidden patterns in cohort data that might identify those at risk of developing dementia, or indicate promising areas for research into treatments.
29 May 2019
Dr Karl Deisseroth, D.H. Chen Professor of Bioengineering and of Psychiatry and Behavioural Sciences, was in Oxford last week for the Kyoto Prize at Oxford.
24 April 2019
We are raising awareness of Parkinson's Disease and related disorders with a unique video insight into the work of the Wade-Martins Group.
22 January 2019
Led by Professor Andrea Cipriani the 3-day interactive course will give participants knowledge and practical skills on how to understand, critically appraise and publish a network meta-analysis.
29 October 2018
Gero gave the lecture, entitled “Light Sleep”, on 24th October 2018 at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge.
All antidepressants are more effective than placebo at treating acute depression in adults, concludes study
22 February 2018
Meta-analysis led by Dr Andrea Cipriani (Department of Psychiatry) of 522 trials includes the largest amount of unpublished data to date, and finds that antidepressants are more effective than placebo for short-term treatment of acute depression in adults.